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KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, at least 70% of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point. And Prudential Financial Inc. notes that 74% of consumers age 55 to 65 (about three in every four of us) polled for a recent survey said they are concerned about needing some kind of long term care.
SAN JOSE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Silicon Valley community came together to help Comfort Keepers collect 2000 lbs. of food through its STOP Senior Hunger food drive for local seniors in need during September, Hunger Action Month and 2010 Holiday Season.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- So, what do Microsoft's new Xbox Kinect, Nintendo's Wii and SimplyHome have in common? SimplyHome's assistive technology is bringing its clients to the next level in independent living and underlying innuendos in Wii and Kinect may also have impacts on helping seniors and those with developmental disabilities to age in place more gracefully and independently.
SAN JOSE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- A startling number of U.S. seniors risk going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care. During September Hunger Action Month, and through Thanksgiving, Silicon Valley area Comfort Keepers are asking the community to make food donations to the 'STOP Senior Hunger' food drive.
Arizona Caregiving: T7 Inc. Presents Free Educational Seminar for Individuals Managing Their Elderly Parents
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- T7 Inc., an educational seminar company headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, has produced a powerful and compelling seminar that addresses the issue of individuals thrust into the role of managing or caring for elderly parents in a most unique way. Titled, 'Managing Your Aging Parents - 10 Keys to Success' this educational seminar is just 60 minutes in length but it is focused on presenting 10 key topics that are critical to the successful management of the elderly.
OOLTEWAH, Tenn. -- Live-At-Home.com, a free Web site designed to assist seniors with aging at home, announced this week a recent expansion of its site's resources and content. Live-At-Home places an emphasis on health care and related issues of aging in place. Practical information is provided in an easy-to-use format and experts are available to answer individual questions.